Escambia County Weekly Traffic Alerts

August 31, 2015

The Florida Department of Transportation has issued the following alerts for this week.

Drivers will encounter traffic disruptions through Friday, Sept. 4 on the following state roads in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties as crews perform construction and maintenance activities:

  • U.S. 98 between the Pensacola Bay Bridge and the Gulf Breeze Zoo in Santa Rosa County, Sunday, Aug. 30 through Thursday, Sept. 3 from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. Crews will pave, make minor roadway repairs and perform shoulder widening.
  • Interstate 10 westbound, near the Scenic Highway overpass in Escambia County, alternating lane closures beginning  Monday, Aug. 31 from 8 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. and continuing for approximately two weeks as crews drive piles for the new Scenic Highway overpass. In addition, the on-ramp from Scenic Highway to I-10 westbound will be intermittently closed during this time. Traffic will be detoured to Davis Highway for access to I-10 westbound.
  • U.S. 98 (Pensacola Bay Bridge).  Operation will require slow moving vehicles as crews make repairs to highway lighting from 8 p.m. Tuesday, September 1 to 5 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2.
  • Interstate 10 from U.S. 29 to State Road 291 (Davis Highway) and I-110 from I-10 to the Pensacola Civic Center.  Operation will require slow moving vehicles as crews make repairs to highway lighting from 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2 to 12 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 3.

Drivers are reminded to use caution, especially at night, when traveling through a work zone, according to FDOT. All planned construction activities are weather dependent and may be re-scheduled in the event of inclement weather.

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